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Making the buggie/vehicles in run on batteries that need to be recharged back at the garage every so often.

Mmmm picked a good day to make beef stew for dinner. πŸ‘Œ

Hi - I'm Steve, working as a 2D/UI artist in games for the past 10 years.

Currently UX director at HitPoint Inc., and in the evenings creator of the indie space-cat game 😺

Worked a bunch on refactoring vehicle stuff today, supporting multiple vehicle types, making their data/stats provided by a json data file. And also added this... 😺 Wooo box2d joints.

Worked more last night on trees that are able to be grown from seeds, and some improved inventory item tool tip UI.

🎧 Have had this Orbital track on repeat for most of the afternoon/evening:

Writing store-page descriptions and marketing copy for my own games sometimes feels like one of the hardest things to do.

When the coffee hasn't finished brewing before your morning standup meeting starts 😩

Worked on adding a lower-tech, outdoor garden patch last night in .

Finally. Last night was the first good night of sleep I've had in at least a week. 😴

Finally made an TextButton sub class that auto-scales its label to fit inside πŸ™ƒ

Although now some buttons have smaller text than others... still better than the text totally spilling out and overlapping the edges imo

Uploaded MewnBase v0.45 last night!

Certain plants and ice will now regen over time. Improved and fixed some airlock issues. And some other nice bugfixes.

Full notes:

Finally managed to get back in to a bit of a dev groove last night. Here's hoping I can keep that going through this weekend.

Fixed some overlooked airlock bugs that have been in the game since... forever πŸ™„

Hotfix v0.44.2 is up: Fixes a save-loading crash and a couple other player-reported bugs.

build v0.43 is up. Small update with scrap recycling, new game over screen, and some other things. 😺

Attempting to finally spruce up the Game Over screen a bit.

Minor update v0.42.4 is out, hoping it might fix some launch-crashes on macOS and other player-reported issues :) 🀞

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